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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Feb 19, 2024

On this episode, Chewy and Eugene are joined by BJJ black belt and former MMA fighter Jeff Alexander. Jeff also helps run "The Chewjitsu Open" and shares some details about the upcoming tournaments.

Jeff joins the podcast to discuss his start in MMA and taking his first fight without any formal training, the challenges of balancing family life and training, the start of 6 am BJJ classes and their importance in training, the most disciplined people in BJJ, making the most of your time, the advantages of starting in MMA and transitioning to BJJ, how and why Jeff started to change his BJJ game at Brown Belt, the process of adding new elements to your BJJ, how to make the most progress with limited time on the mats, the value and benefit of competition, dealing with competition nerves, the idea behind starting “The Chewjitsu Open” and the unique ruleset, what to expect at a Chewjitsu Seminar, and dealing with injuries as an older grappler.

If you want to learn more about "The Chewjitsu Open," you can register or learn more at and on Instagram

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